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Ivan-Frankivsk University named King Danylo Halytsky

Issue № 11(23)

DOI: 10.33098/2078-6670.2021.11.23.40-46. Romanova A. Psychological and legal features of resocialization of convicted persons

Romanova A. Psychological and legal features of resocialization of convicted persons

Purpose. The aim of the article is to analyze the elements of resocialization of convicted persons, methods of influencing the process of formation of law-abiding behavior for life at large, as well as psychological and legal factors influencing the process of adaptation of convicted persons to lawful self- actualization at liberty. Methodology. The methodology includes a comprehensive analysis and generalization of available scientific and theoretical material and the formulation of relevant conclusions and recommendations. Such methods of scientific cognition as terminological, system-structural, dialectical, comparative, logical-normative, and logical-semantic were used during the research. Results. In the course of the research, it is stated that resocialization of convicted persons is a continuous process aimed at the conscious restoration of the convict in the social status of a full member of society, which is hindered by socio-psychological deviations of legal awareness of the convict and society, the immediate environment of the person serving sentences. Resocialization of convicted persons should take place based on the respect for human rights and freedoms, in accordance with the principles of human dignity, as well as domestic and international normative and legal acts. Scientific novelty. In the course of the research, it is established that a full-fledged, effective process of resocialization should be aimed at correcting the distorted legal consciousness, lawful social and normative formation of a person in society, as well as preventing the negative consequences of forced isolation from society. Practical significance. The results of the study can be used in law-making to improve the current legislation and bring it closer to European standards in order to enrich the universal values that constitute the content of the requirements of natural law, as well as to increase the effectiveness of legal regulation of public relations through the enshrinement of guarantees for the implementation, provision and protection of human rights and freedoms in the current legislation.

Key words: resocialization, lawful behavior, convict, social isolation, psychological assistance, human dignity.


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Науково-інформаційний вісник

Івано-Франківського університету права імені Короля Данила Галицького